This page outlines the possible routes to registration with us if you trained in Greece

Name of competent authority

Υπουργείο Υγείας (Greek Ministry of Health)


17 Aristotelous Street
10187 Athens

Telephone: +30 21 3216 1000

Qualification leading to automatic recognition

1. Πτυχίο Νοσηλευτικής Παν/μίου Αθηνών.

2. Πτυχίο Νοσηλευτικής Τεχνολογικών Εκπαιδευτικών Ιδρυμάτων (Τ.Ε.Ι.).

3. Πτυχίο Αξιωματικών Νοσηλευτικής.

4. Πτυχίο Αδελφών Νοσοκόμων πρώην Ανωτέρων Σχολών Υπουργείου Υγείας και Πρόνοιας.

5. Πτυχίο Αδελφών Νοσοκόμων και Επισκεπτριών πρώην Ανωτέρων Σχολών Υπουργείου Υγείας και Πρόνοιας.

6. Πτυχίο Τμήματος Νοσηλευτικής.

Requesting an application pack

We will charge £110 for the evaluation of your application pack. This is a set fee and has been calculated to cover the administration costs of the application process.

Information for nurses and midwives who trained in an EU or EEA member state.

Before you apply for registration, it is important that you read our information booklet for EU applicants to understand how your application will be assessed.

When you decide to apply for an application pack you will need to complete our online form. If you need to supply supporting documents, please read our guidance on having documents certified.

Route to registration under automatic recognition for adult nurses only

To be eligible for registration through this route you must hold one of the qualifications listed above under 'Qualification leading to automatic recognition’. You must have started this qualification after the date Greece implemented the EU standards for general nurses (1 January 1981).

Route to registration under acquired rights for adult nurses only

If your training started before 1 January 1981 and to be eligible for registration through this route, we require a certificate from the competent authority listed above, which must confirm you have effectively and lawfully been engaged in nursing practice for at least three consecutive years during the last five years. The certificate must state it was awarded to you in accordance with article 23(1) of Directive 2005/36/EC.

Route to registration under the general system

If you do not meet one of the above routes to registration we can assess your application provided you can supply some further information.

To assess your application under the general system we will require a transcript of your training from your training institution which must show a full record of the entire theory and practice hours completed during your training.